Category Archives: movies based on teen fiction books

Hunger Games Trailer

Have you seen the Hunger Games trailer? It looks like it’s very fitting/close to the book, which makes it appealing to me. I hadn’t been sure if I could watch the violence (though I can read it–it’s in context and … Continue reading

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3 Twilight movies

We all know how Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight books have taken off. They’re incredibly popular (yay! I love it when YA books get people reading), and the first Twilight movie seems to have been a success. The second Twilight movie, New … Continue reading

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YA author Lara Zeises’ book airs as a movie this Saturday

Speaking of movies, those of you who know and love YA author Lara M. Zeises books (I do, I do!) (Think Bringing up the Bones (my favorite); Anyone but You; Contents Under Pressure) might be glad to know that the … Continue reading

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Maximum Ride coming to the big screen!

Longtime readers will remember that I love The Angel Experiment (Maximum Ride, Book 1), the first book in the YA fantasy series by James Patterson. So I’m excited that Maximum Ride is Columbia Pictures is going to adapt Maximum Ride … Continue reading

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YA manga Miki Falls to become movie

YA manga Miki Falls: Spring by Mark Crilley, a four-volume English-language series, is going to be produced as a movie. Paramount Pictures and Plan B, Brad Pitt’s production company, have acquired the rights to Miki Falls. I know manga is … Continue reading

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YA Novel Oh My Gods optioned for TV

YA novel Oh. My. Gods. by Tera Lynn Childs has just been optioned for TV by a company called FREEMANTLE, on behalf of Ashley Tisdale (from High School Musical). The book will either become a TV show or a TV … Continue reading

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Movie image for Twilight completely turned me off.

I liked Twilight by Stephenie Meyer. I really did–though I had some reservations, especially with the way Bella didn’t seem to care about her safety or herself at all. (That really bugged me–I like strong girl characters.) When I tried … Continue reading

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True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle by Avi to become a movie

The YA book The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle by Avi is going to become a movie. Danny DeVito wrote the screenplay, and he will direct it. It will star Saoirse Ronan (Atonement), Morgan Freeman and Pierce Brosnan, according to … Continue reading

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Graphic novel Bone to be made into a movie

Fans of Bone , a popular graphic novel by Jeff Smith, may be happy to know that Bone is going to be made into a movie. Warner Bros picked up the rights, Jeff Smith will be the executive producer, and … Continue reading

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Another teen book being made into a movie

I get a thrill when YA and children’s books are made into movies. There are so many wonderful YA and children’s books that will, hopefully, reach a wider audience, what with all the effort that’s put into promoting movies. The … Continue reading

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